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Articles about 1954 Television Act

The ITA so far

Published 22 September 2022

You probably can’t get the newly launched commercial television yet, but here’s how it works

The future of television: Their policies

Published 27 December 2021

Part Nine: Keith Waterhouse of the Daily Mirror looks into the future of British television

How can they get out of the MESS?

Published 18 December 2020

The last-ditch effort to prevent commercial television from being born

‘ITV was the start of the Coca-colonisation of Britain’

Published 29 October 2018

In 1980, Jack Tinker, theatre critic of the Daily Mail, turns his unsympathetic eye to the launch of ITV in 1955

Factsheet 1966: The Independent Television Authority

Published 9 August 2018

An introduction to Independent Television in 1966

The Act and the Authority

Published 22 June 2017

The Robert Fraser Lectures [1/5]: the first Director-General of the Independent Television Authority describes the foundations of ITV in 1955

The Television Act

Published 6 October 2014

CREATING INDEPENDENT TELEVISION: How vague legislation created a pin-sharp television system

Four into three goes…

Published 1 April 2005

Three regions, four contractors. How? Why? asks Richard G Elen

Vital vulgarity

Published 1 January 2002

The Television Act 1954 didn’t create ITV – the genius of Sir Kenneth Clark did that

A member of the Transdiffusion Broadcasting System
Liverpool, Thursday 18 April 2024